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Old 07-23-2014, 11:00 AM
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Question about Materials

Good morning everyone. I have a question this morning. If you had a material calculator to calculate how much of something you needed for a job, what types of materials would you like in in? Mulch, Sod, rock? What is the majority of what you guys are using in the field? Any tips and suggestions for this subject would be greatly appreciated. Would this be beneficial in a software program you are using? Pro's and Con's. Thanks
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Old 07-23-2014, 11:07 AM
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Why does the type of material matter?

Whether mulch, soil etc....the math is the same
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Old 07-23-2014, 11:19 AM
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Just a question of what type of materials you guys use on a daily basis
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Old 07-23-2014, 11:47 AM
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Various types of bark mulch, compost, topsoil, rewash, various types of crushed clean stone, processed gravel, sand, wood chips......some are sold by volume, some by weight
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Old 07-23-2014, 12:03 PM
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Thanks RedSox4Life. That helps a lot!!!!
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:05 AM
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my iphone came with one on the homescreen, calculator, try it out! works every time!
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Old 07-24-2014, 08:57 AM
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I use Harvest Landscape Calculator, I type in the area sq ft and adjust the depth I want the material to be and it provides me with the results
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